September 24 – 27, 2017 | SHAW Conference Centre, Edmonton

About Edmonton

Getting There

 For travel information please visit the OFFICIAL AIRLINE and GROUND TRANSPORTATION.


Visiting Edmonton


Fall starts in mid September, bringing bright yellow and orange foliage to Edmonton’s treed neighborhoods and river valley parks. This season ushers in cooler temperatures ranging between 10-20°C during the day. The air is cool, and residents usually wear a sweater or light jacket.

Time Zone

Alberta  reckons time specifically as an offset of 7 hours from Greenwich Mean time (GMT-7). 

Emergency Information

Emergency: 911
Poison Information Centre: 1-800-332-1414
Edmonton Police:780-423-4567 or #377


English and French are commonly spoken, as well as some Pun­jabi, Can­ton­ese, Ta­gal­og, Span­ish and Arab­ic are still the city’s most popu­lar, but al­most 80 per cent of Alberta’s Kinyarwanda (the language of Rwanda).


In the City of Edmonton, you can’t smoke:
  • Inside a public building.
  • Within 5 metres of a doorway, window or air intake.
  • On a patio related to a business, restaurant, lounge or nightclub.
  • In a bus, taxi, LRT, bus shelter or on an LRT platform.
  • In bars, bingo halls and casinos.